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Definition of controvert verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

controvert

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈkɑntrəˌvərt//
 
, NAmE//ˌkɑntrəˈvərt//
 
controvert something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they controvert
 
he / she / it controverts
 
past simple controverted
 
-ing form controverting
 
 
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to say or prove that something is not true synonym refute see also incontrovertible
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: controvert